Advocates stress need for control of vehicle-generated data
WASHINGTON — New vehicles are generating unprecedented amounts of data, and vehicle owners and independent auto repairers have very little control over it, much less access to it.
Mazda diesel is here at last. Will it sell?
NEW YORK — Mazda has rolled out a diesel version of CX-5 crossover to meet demand for diesel engines in the U.S. How it will sell is another story entirely.
Telle Tire expands again, buys repair shop in suburban St. Louis
EUREKA, Mo. — Telle Tire & Auto Center has expanded to 10 retail stores in Missouri with the recent acquisition of Assured Automotive L.L.C. in Eureka, a southwest St. Louis suburb.
National Transportation Safety Board a resource for tire manufacturers
HILTON HEAD, S.C. — If your product is involved in a catastrophic road accident, Peter C. Knudson, public affairs officer at the National Transportation Safety Board, has a piece of advice: "Give us a call."
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Q&A: Sensata general manager says TPMS technology impacting automotive aftermarket
Kelly Boor, general manager of Sensata Technologies Inc.'s global aftermarket business, which includes Schrader-brand tire pressure monitoring system sensors, discusses how new technology will impact the aftermarket.
World natural rubber production drops in January, February
KUALA LUMPUR — World production of natural rubber totaled 2.14 million metric tons in the first two months of 2019, down 5.8 percent from January-February 2018, according to the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries.
Perth Amboy Tire co-founder David Koplowitz dies
PERTH AMBOY, N.J. — David Koplowitz, 89, co-founder of Perth Amboy Tire Inc., died April 20 of heart failure.
Don Detore: A change for the better
CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — As I sit in my new office, watching the swift spring flow of the frigid Cuyahoga River, I am reminded of one axiom I've always tried to live by: Change is good.
Merlin franchisee Luis Olmos buys 2nd Merlin 200,000 Miles shop
ELGIN Ill. — Merlin 200,000 Miles franchisee Luis Olmos has added a second Merlin 200,000 Miles Shop location by buying the business rights and assets of a shop in Elgin.
VIP Tires continues expansion path, opens 4th retail store in Massachusetts
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — VIP Tires & Service has opened a retail store in Framingham, its fourth in Massachusetts and 59th overall.
OTHER VIEWS: Connectivity is coming to an older vehicle near you
A trial program under way is outfitting older cars and trucks with a system allowing vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-everything (V2X; V2I infrastructure) communications.
CEMB adds McCourt Group as independent representative
GAINESVILLE, Ga. — CEMB USA, the Gainesville-based subsidiary of Italian car repair equipment maker CEMB S.p.A., has added McCourt Marketing Group to its roster of independent representatives.
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